The mind is often preoccupied with any number of fleeting thoughts or engrained stories. They pull attention away from the present moment and in the blink of an eye, you are operating within a trance. You can go through the motions missing everything along the way. When you're in automatic mode, you are not in [...]

How much time do you spend in acquisition mode? Material objects, skills, acknowledgements, "likes..." The list of items to collect is endless. But why do it? To have desire is not negative. There are experiences and physical things that truly resonate with one's soul. But sometimes  desire is driven by doubts of worthiness. The question [...]